In late 2019, a group of healthcare and industry leaders from central Indiana visited the AMPATH partnership in Eldoret, Kenya, not to teach, but to learn. They shared their key insights during a recent AMPATH Fireside Chat.
IU School of Medicine student Mary Ann Etling received a Fulbright grant to do research in north Uganda prior to medical school. While there she met Amony Jennifer, the first female boda-boda rider in Gulu.
The Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) partnership received the IU Bicentennial Medal in a presentation by President Michael McRobbie on Monday.
Physician-scientist Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, joined leaders from Indiana University School of Medicine, IU Center for Global Health and the AMPATH development board to discuss current COVID-19 vaccine development and deployment and issues of health equity related to the pandemic and beyond.
New videos from the IU School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics focus on the commitment of faculty members to providing care, training and research in global health settings both internationally and in Indiana.
Indiana University holds an institutional membership in the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.
Toby Maurer, MD, professor of clinical dermatology at IU School of Medicine, worked with colleagues at AMPATH and with support from the Department of Dermatology at IU School of Medicine and IU Health to establish the system to allow for the remote diagnosis of dermatologic conditions in Kenya.
Addressing the world’s most critical health challenges requires innovations that can work in diverse settings around the globe.
There will be an informational meeting on Monday, January 11th at 7 pm for anyone interested in the elective.
Healthcare leaders from East Africa joined faculty members and researchers from Indiana and throughout North America to identify priority health challenges and discuss health innovations that have the potential to address these challenges in a variety of settings.
Indiana University’s membership in the Northern/Pacific Global Health (NPGH) Research Training Consortium provides opportunities for IU doctoral and post-doctoral trainees in a variety of health professions to engage in research at international partners sites throughout the world and also involves IU faculty to provide research mentorship to trainees throughout the consortium.
The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference will be held virtually from March 12-14, 2021. Indiana University is an Institutional Member of CUGH.
Michael Scanlon, MPH, has been named assistant director of research for the IU Center for Global Health and AMPATH.
The Indiana University Center for Global Health convenes Global Health Scholars Day each spring to showcase the excellent work being done by the IU community to improve the care of patients worldwide, research the complexities of global health, and educate learners about the care of local and global populations.
The IU Center for Global Health and Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) awarded $50,000 to an international collaboration aimed at reducing infant mortality in Indiana and around the world.
At the IU Center for Global Health, our mission is to improve health and human flourishing in underserved areas worldwide. This does not and cannot mean that we focus only on inequities between high and low-income countries, but also on the inequities that exist in our own country, the state of Indiana and our own neighborhoods. Too often, where an individual is born or their ethnic heritage determines their opportunities, health status and life expectancy. Social, economic and health equity is a key value of our Center, not only as we look outward to the global community, but also as we look inward to our own country, state and community.
Grant Callen is a student at IU School of Medicine and recently arrived back in Indianapolis from Eldoret, Kenya where his year as an NPGH Fogarty Global Health Scholar was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Astellas Global Health Foundation (“Foundation”) and the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH), under the direction of the Indiana University Center for Global Health, announced today that the Foundation has awarded a $1.35 million grant over three years to AMPATH to provide 400,000 people with access to mental health programming in western Kenya. AMPATH will integrate mental health services into AMPATH’s chronic disease system in public health facilities and broaden population engagement through a mental health awareness campaign. Additionally, AMPATH will provide group transitional housing and care for patients with severe mental health disorders.
Adrian Gardner, MD, MPH, becomes the new director of the IU Center for Global Health and executive director of the AMPATH Consortium. He succeeds Bob Einterz, MD, who is retiring from Indiana University.
Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, U.S. Surgeon General, joined deans, students and leaders from throughout Indiana University to discuss a wide range of health topics and the ways that their work in global health can improve U.S. health.
Kara Wools-Kaloustian, MD, MS, has been named director of research for the Indiana University Center for Global Health (IUCGH).
Indiana University’s global health track for medical residents is distinctive because it is interdisciplinary bringing together residents from various specialties such as medicine, pediatrics, and surgery on a quarterly basis to learn about and discuss various aspects of global health that cut across all specialties.
Grant Callen is a student at IU School of Medicine and recently arrived in Kenya to begin his year as a NPGH Fogarty Global Health Scholar.
Indiana University School of Dentistry third-year student Ashley Karczewski likes a challenge. As an undergraduate, she sought out an opportunity to conduct dental materials research. After graduating, she travelled solo for two months, visiting a dozen countries because she enjoys figuring out the logistics of a new environment. When she decided that she wanted to have a global health experience while in dental school, she figured out a way to make that happen too.